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Uproar over White House's purported ban of 7 words, including fetus, transgender, diversity

Added: 17.12.2017 5:07 | 0 views | 0 comments

December 17, 2017 1:07 PM
WASHINGTON (AFP, WASHINGTON POST) - A reported move to ban the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention from using words including "fetus," "diversity" and "transgender" in budget-related documents triggered outrage, astonishment and calls for the decision to be reversed on Saturday.


Trump administration bans selected words at health agencies: paper

Added: 17.12.2017 2:58 | 11 views | 0 comments

The Trump administration has told agencies within the Department of Health and Human Services to avoid using certain words or phrases in official documents being drafted for next year's budget, the Washington Post reported on Saturday.


Report: CDC gets list of 7 banned words

Added: 16.12.2017 16:21 | 17 views | 0 comments

The Washington Post, citing an analyst, reports the Trump administration is prohibiting officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention from using a list of words in some documents


What's inside the final Republican tax bill?

Added: 16.12.2017 13:33 | 23 views | 0 comments

President Trump may get his wish: a tax reform measure ready for his signature by Christmas. Washington Post congressional reporter Ed O'Keefe joins "CBS This Morning: Saturday" to discuss what the final tax bill looks like, the biggest winners in the plan and why most Republican holdouts have come around to this version of the legislation.


'Fetus', 'transgender' banned in CDC budget: Report

Added: 16.12.2017 10:46 | 2 views | 0 comments

Trump slammed after Washington Post reports seven words are prohibited in health agency budget documents.


The battle over net neutrality is far from over. Here's what's coming next

Added: 16.12.2017 5:49 | 11 views | 0 comments

December 16, 2017 1:49 PM
WASHINGTON (WASHINGTON POST) - The Federal Communications Commission's vote on Thursday (Dec 14) to repeal its net neutrality rules marked the end of a brief experiment by the network regulator to rein in the tremendous power of Internet providers by treating them like the highly-regulated telecoms. Now, providers will be allowed to speed up some websites - and block or slow down others - so long as they disclose it to the public, and violations will largely be handled after the fact by the Federal Trade Commission, not the FCC.


Does Spielberg’s The Post Take a Dig at News Outlets Pivoting to Video?

Added: 15.12.2017 22:03 | 1 views | 0 comments

Light spoilers below for The Post.Steven Spielberg’s new movie ramatizes the backstage agita that preceded the Washington Post’s decision to publish the Pentagon Papers over President Nixon’s objections in 1971. Since we know, obviously, that editor-in-chief Ben Bradlee (played in the film by Tom Hanks) and publisher Katharine ...

The Russia Facts Hiding in Plain Sight

Added: 15.12.2017 20:41 | 4 views | 0 comments

, Washington Post
WASHINGTON -- President Trump's recent denunciations of the Russia investigation recall the famous legal advice: "If the facts are against you, argue the law. If the law is against you, argue the facts. If the law and the facts are against you, pound the table and yell like hell."

The Growing Partisan Divide Over Feminism

Added: 15.12.2017 20:37 | 1 views | 0 comments

, The Atlantic
Amidst the exhilaration of Roy Moore’s defeat, and the broader cultural revolution sparked by women’s willingness to expose the sexual misdeeds of powerful men, it’s worth remembering this: Ninety percent of Republican women in Alabama, according to exit polls, cast their ballots for a man credibly accused of pedophilia. That’s a mere two points less than Republican men. By contrast, Democratic men voted for Moore’s opponent, Doug Jones, at the same rate as Democratic women: 98 percent. In early December, The Washington Post and the Schar School at George Mason...

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